Statements about Hunger

"Fifty percent of Americans will go hungry at some time in their lives."

"Half of all hospitalized seniors are suffering from malnutrition so severe that it either caused their illness or it prevents them from getting better."

While CEOs of some large charities have big salaries, the heads of some veterans groups do the job for free.

"The studies have shown us that [drug testing for welfare recipients] will be saving us money"

The WIC program "is an incredibly cost effective program, serving nearly 10 million Americans each year and costing less than $100 per person. In my district, more than 18 percent of residents suffer from food insecurity and depend on WIC to make ends meet."

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